Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is one of the most stunning and magical stretches of natural beauty and ancient culture in the world. Stretching some 1600 miles along Ireland’s west coast – from the Inishowen Peninsula in the north to Kinsale and the County Cork in the south – this countryside offers one extraordinary experience after another.
With a visit to the Aran Islands, where Irish is the language spoken by locals and many of the trappings of modern life haven’t yet reached the islands.
As you gaze down at the ocean from atop the sheer 700-foot Cliffs of Moher and the even higher cliffs of Slieve League that reach nearly 2000 feet above sea level.
The most visited Heritage site in Ireland.
As you kayak in the harbor.
At the Jameson Whiskey Experience in Midleton, where you’ll also see how Ireland’s most famous spirit is made.
Or the closest thing you’ll find to it on earth – at the Burren, where rolling limestone hills are home to unique flora and fauna.
In Eyre Square in Galway.
The kind you see on the covers of guide books.